A holidaymaker reckons she has captured the Loch Ness Monster on camera.

Gobsmacked Calley Tulleth, 28, was having lunch on the balcony of her holiday let when she saw a mysterious ripple on the surface.

Her eyes "popped out" of her head and she grabbed her camera to capture a few snaps.

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The mother-of-three said: "I was having my lunch on the balcony looking over Loch Ness and all of a sudden I saw this blue thing swimming across.

"I wasn't scared but my eyes popped out of my face.

"I quickly took my phone out and started snapping away - I tried to zoom in and get a better view but then it just disappeared.

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"It looked so much like the Loch Ness monster."

Calley, a housekeeper from Fife is on holiday at Loch Ness with her husband and three children.

"I can't stop thinking about it," she added. "It's not often you see a monster while on holiday."